land of milk and honey

Definition of land of milk and honey

  1. :  a place where there is plenty of food and money and life is very easy Many immigrants thought that America was a land of milk and honey.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the solid part of the surface of the earth

    :  a corresponding part of a celestial body (such as the moon)

    :  ground or soil of a specified situation, nature, or quality

  1. :  to set or put on shore from a ship :  disembark

    :  to set down after conveying

    :  to cause to reach or come to rest in a particular place

  1. :  a fluid secreted by the mammary glands of females for the nourishment of their young

    :  milk from an animal and especially a cow used as food by people

    :  a food product produced from seeds or fruit that resembles and is used similarly to cow's milk

  1. :  to draw milk from the breasts or udder of

    :  suckle

    :  to draw (milk) from the breast or udder

  1. :  giving milk

    :  bred or suitable primarily for milk production

  1. :  a sweet viscid material elaborated out of the nectar of flowers in the honey sac of various bees

    :  a sweet fluid resembling honey that is collected or elaborated by various insects

    :  a loved one :  sweetheart, dear

  1. :  to sweeten with or as if with honey

    :  to speak ingratiatingly to :  flatter

    :  to use blandishments or cajolery

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling honey

    :  much loved :  dear

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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